Quick: do you think working out is fun? If you're groaning at the thought of your next appointment with the treadmill, you may want to rejig your attitude towards getting in shape. Having fun with your exercise regime can be good for the head and the bod, says YuMee Chung, a Toronto yoga instructor who says her fitness routine these days is less and less about going to the gym and more about play.
[...] One Country Meadows employee got into such a frenzy, tears were streaming down her cheeks. "There goes our first laughter casualty," Russell says as Debbie Rundle, an assistant fitness coordinator, exits the room trying to contain herself. Rundle later explained that she's had a lot of stress in her life and the laughter surprised even her. "It set me free," she says as if to convince herself as well as me. "I got a healing out there. I can't explain it."